We can NOT enforce or manipulate others to “receive or believe” in the authentic and kindness of God’s love or His wisdom!
Nope! Hammering away at their Sin, Sin, S I N…. with words they just can’t “hear” will exhaust you!
**Ahem (and them too.)
HOWEVER! He, God … is more than capable of meeting human beings right where and when they need His intervention. Then, it’s up to them to choose to respond to and yield to His Voice calling out to them. Or not.
“We, of course, have plenty of wisdom to pass on to them once they get their feet on firm spiritual ground, but it’s not popular wisdom, the fashionable wisdom of high-priced experts that will be out-of-date in a year or so.
God’s wisdom is something mysterious that goes deep into the interior of his purposes. You don’t find it lying around on the surface.
It’s not the latest message, but more like the oldest — what God determined as the way to bring out his best in us, long before we ever arrived on the scene.
The experts of our day haven’t a clue about what this eternal plan is. If they had, they wouldn’t have killed the Master of the God-designed life on a cross.
That’s why we have this Scripture of explanation:
“No one’s ever seen or heard anything like this!
Never so much as imagined anything quite like it —
What God has arranged for those who love him.
But you’ve seen and heard it because God by his Spirit has brought it all out into the open before you.” 1 Corinthians 2:6-10 The Message
Almighty God Our Father,
Thank You for the gift of the indwelling Holy Spirit who opens my eyes to see Your truths, that gives me ears to hear Your Word, and grants me a heart that hungers to obey You.
In His Shadow,
~ Mary Lindow ©
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Mary Lindow has a passion for encouraging others – all generations, careers or vocations to live expressing excellence through personal integrity, healthy accountability, and wise management of talents and skills. She’s a sought after keynote, inspirational, humorous speaker and teacher across the USA and internationally in Ministers & Spiritual leaders Conferences, and training seminars for various organizations.